Brian Rodgers wrote:
I do recall that I brazed a new bushing to the inside of the bushing housing then drilled it out to match the shaft size.
Thank you J Anders I did look up the Babbit bearing babbit bearing fascinating alloy and process.
Sounds like par for the course on old machinery. You can also look up babbitt bearings and you could have possibly poured one 30 years ago. Those were standard on antique equipment.
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